Critical infrastructure

Agile Sourcing Partners and Synack Team up to Provide Utilities With a Solution to Evolving Cybersecurity Threats

Monday, May 10, 2021 - 1:45pm

b'Recognizing the utility industry\xe2\x80\x99s need to continuously safeguard critical infrastructure and generation assets against evolving cybersecurity threats, Agile Sourcing Partners has joined forces with Synack to deliver Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) solutions to power utilities.\nThis press release features multimedia.

Key Points: 
  • b'Recognizing the utility industry\xe2\x80\x99s need to continuously safeguard critical infrastructure and generation assets against evolving cybersecurity threats, Agile Sourcing Partners has joined forces with Synack to deliver Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) solutions to power utilities.\nThis press release features multimedia.
  • Under the "NERC CIP Incentives Approach," utilities would receive incentives for voluntarily applying CIP requirements to safeguard all external routable connectivity to and from low-impact systems to high- or medium-impact systems.
  • Details about the rule can be found here.\n\xe2\x80\x9cAgile Sourcing Partners and Synack support FERC\xe2\x80\x99s efforts and recognition for the need for power utilities to go beyond the CIP reliability standards,\xe2\x80\x9d stated Agile Sourcing Partners CEO Luis Manuel Ram\xc3\xadrez.
  • With 250 employees in eight nationwide locations, Agile provides tailored material fulfillment and services that deliver efficient, cost-effective, business performance.

Parsons Awarded $114 Million Contract By Qatar Public Works Authority To Improve Infrastructure

Tuesday, May 4, 2021 - 9:45pm

b'CENTREVILLE, Va., May 4, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Parsons Corporation (NYSE: PSN) announced today that the company was selected by the Qatar Public Works Authority (PWA) to provide site supervision services for projects in the western area of Qatar as well as Doha City.

Key Points: 
  • b'CENTREVILLE, Va., May 4, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Parsons Corporation (NYSE: PSN) announced today that the company was selected by the Qatar Public Works Authority (PWA) to provide site supervision services for projects in the western area of Qatar as well as Doha City.
  • The $114 million, four-year contract includes contract management, administration and supervision of infrastructure projects being delivered by the PWA.
  • PWA intends to deliver the projects over the next five to seven years.\nTo learn more about Parsons\' Critical Infrastructure expertise, visit Parsons.com/market/critical-infrastructure/ .\nParsons (NYSE: PSN) is a leading disruptive technology provider in the global defense, intelligence, and critical infrastructure markets, with capabilities across cybersecurity, missile defense, space, connected infrastructure, and smart cities.
  • Please visit parsons.com , and follow us on LinkedIn and Facebook to learn how we\'re making an impact.\n'

TS2 SPACE Is a Company of Key Importance for the Operation of Critical State Infrastructure in the Fight Against COVID-19

Wednesday, April 29, 2020 - 1:38pm

The list is maintained by the Government Centre for Security and includes companies that are not part of the critical infrastructure, but are vital to ensuring continuity of its operation.

Key Points: 
  • The list is maintained by the Government Centre for Security and includes companies that are not part of the critical infrastructure, but are vital to ensuring continuity of its operation.
  • The critical infrastructure is vital to the functioning of the state and the lives of its citizens.
  • For example, critical infrastructure includes health protection and rescue systems, fuel, energy, food and water supply systems.
  • This is why the security of critical infrastructure is one of the top priorities for Poland.

Fragrance Creators Recognizes the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency for Amending COVID-19 Guidance to Include Fragrance

Tuesday, March 31, 2020 - 11:00pm

WASHINGTON, March 31, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- On Saturday, March 28, in accordance with Fragrance Creators Association's recommendation, the Department of Homeland Security, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA)updated its Guidance, Essential Critical Infrastructure Workforce (ECIW): Ensuring Community and National Resilience in COVID-19 Response , to explicitly include fragrance manufacturers.

Key Points: 
  • WASHINGTON, March 31, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- On Saturday, March 28, in accordance with Fragrance Creators Association's recommendation, the Department of Homeland Security, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA)updated its Guidance, Essential Critical Infrastructure Workforce (ECIW): Ensuring Community and National Resilience in COVID-19 Response , to explicitly include fragrance manufacturers.
  • This Guidance, described as a "living document" to Fragrance Creators during conversations with CISA on March 30, also identifies hygiene products and services as essential.
  • "CISA has shown commendable leadership in coordinating national efforts to secure and protect America's critical infrastructure," said Farah K. Ahmed, President & CEO, Fragrance Creators.
  • Fragrance Creators producesFragrance Notes, the quarterly publication of record for the fragrance industry, available in print and online at fragrancenotes.org .

RoviSys Remains Accessible During COVID19 Coronavirus Pandemic

Tuesday, March 31, 2020 - 11:40am

AURORA, Ohio, March 31, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --In these unpredictable times, many states and nations have enacted 'stay at home' orders to curb the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus.

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  • AURORA, Ohio, March 31, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --In these unpredictable times, many states and nations have enacted 'stay at home' orders to curb the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus.
  • Many of those critical infrastructure sectors, as defined by the Department of Homeland Security, are those served by RoviSys.
  • RoviSys plays a vital role in automation and information solutions that keep industrial, commercial and mission-critical operations functioning and thriving.
  • We will remain accessible to customers through a combination of virtual meetings, site support, and local facilities throughout North America, Europe & Asia.

Aftermath Services Deemed as an Essential Service and Critical to Infrastructure Viability

Monday, March 30, 2020 - 7:04pm

Aftermath Services, LLC remains committed to providing rapid response COVID-19 disinfection to help flatten the curve and keep other essential businesses running safely.

Key Points: 
  • Aftermath Services, LLC remains committed to providing rapid response COVID-19 disinfection to help flatten the curve and keep other essential businesses running safely.
  • Per the federal guidelines, Aftermath Services has been added as part of the Emergency Services Sector within the Hazardous Materials category.
  • This designation acknowledges workers who support hazardous materials response and cleanup as essential to critical infrastructure viability.
  • With a nationwide presence, Aftermath Services adheres to a higher standard of compliance with federal and state regulations.

Genasys™ Inc. LRAD® Systems Being Deployed by Homeland Security and Public Safety Agencies  in COVID-19 Responses

Tuesday, March 24, 2020 - 12:30pm

SAN DIEGO, March 24, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Genasys Inc. (NASDAQ: GNSS), a global provider of critical communications solutions, today announced that homeland security and public safety agencies in several countries, including Spain, Poland, Morocco, South Africa, Thailand and Malaysia are using Genasys systems in the agencies COVID-19 responses.

Key Points: 
  • SAN DIEGO, March 24, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Genasys Inc. (NASDAQ: GNSS), a global provider of critical communications solutions, today announced that homeland security and public safety agencies in several countries, including Spain, Poland, Morocco, South Africa, Thailand and Malaysia are using Genasys systems in the agencies COVID-19 responses.
  • In a Madrid, Spain suburb, local police are using a vehicle mounted Genasys LRAD system to deliver alerts and notifications to residents during the country-wide lockdown.
  • By delivering critical communications from extended standoff distances, LRAD systems help protect operators and the public.
  • Genasys systems are in service in 72 countries around the world in diverse applications, including public safety, national emergency warning systems, mass notification, defense, law enforcement, critical infrastructure protection and many more.

Scully Brings Aviation Expertise to Parsons' Critical Infrastructure Strategic Advisory Board

Monday, March 16, 2020 - 7:00pm

CENTREVILLE, Va., March 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Parsons Corporation (NYSE:PSN) today announced Lysa Scully, an aviation industry expert with more than 30 years of experience, has joined the company's Critical Infrastructure Strategic Advisory Board.

Key Points: 
  • CENTREVILLE, Va., March 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Parsons Corporation (NYSE:PSN) today announced Lysa Scully, an aviation industry expert with more than 30 years of experience, has joined the company's Critical Infrastructure Strategic Advisory Board.
  • Scully is the former chief executive officer of LaGuardia Airport, the 20th largest commercial service airport in the United States.
  • The Critical Infrastructure Strategic Advisory Board is key to helping the company set and hone the strategic direction to help optimize the dependability, functionality and longevity of critical infrastructure, including airports, rail and transit, bridges and highways, and smart cities.
  • Parsons (NYSE: PSN) is a leading disruptive technology provider in the global defense, intelligence, and critical infrastructure markets, with capabilities across cybersecurity, missile defense, space, connected infrastructure, and smart cities.

Genasys™ Inc. Receives $1.8 Million in International Homeland Security and Critical Infrastructure Protection Orders

Thursday, February 27, 2020 - 1:30pm

The remotely operated LRAD systems are scheduled to be installed on large dams and at oil & gas facilities for critical infrastructure protection.

Key Points: 
  • The remotely operated LRAD systems are scheduled to be installed on large dams and at oil & gas facilities for critical infrastructure protection.
  • A newly formed homeland security agency placed its first LRAD systems order, with further AHD orders from the agency anticipated, said Richard S. Danforth, Chief Executive Officer of Genasys Inc.
  • Remotely operated LRAD systems are enhancing communication and security at dams, power plants, ports, oil and gas facilities, and other critical infrastructure facilities throughout the world.
  • Genasys critical communication systems are in service in 72 countries around the world in diverse applications, including public safety, national emergency warning systems, mass notification, defense, law enforcement, critical infrastructure protection and many more.

OPSWAT Issues Its First 2,000 Certifications To Cybersecurity Professionals To Help Close The Skills Gap In The Critical Infrastructure Protection Market

Tuesday, February 18, 2020 - 2:00pm

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- OPSWAT , a leader in critical infrastructure protection, today announced that more than 2,000 certifications have been issued to current and aspiring cybersecurity professionals from the OPSWAT Academy certification program , its new critical infrastructure protection (CIP) cybersecurity training and certification program that launched in late September 2019.

Key Points: 
  • SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- OPSWAT , a leader in critical infrastructure protection, today announced that more than 2,000 certifications have been issued to current and aspiring cybersecurity professionals from the OPSWAT Academy certification program , its new critical infrastructure protection (CIP) cybersecurity training and certification program that launched in late September 2019.
  • "One of the greatest vulnerabilities in critical infrastructure today is the grave deficiency of highly trained, qualified individuals needed to protect our nation's 16 CI sectors.
  • We introduced OPSWAT Academy to tackle this problem" said Dan Lanir, vice president of customer success at OPSWAT.
  • OPSWAT Academy provides beginner, intermediate and advanced on-demand CIP cybersecurity education strategically designed to reflect real-world responsibilities and technical proficiencies rather than relying on theory alone.